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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Gregory, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Gregory and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Gregory:
    • 38.743712, -80.527589
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Gregory
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Gregory ...

We have found 24 communities that share the name Gregory.

Within West Virginia, the name Gregory is unique.

Beyond West Virginia, we know of another 24 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 24 communities, 23 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Marshall County
      • This Gregory is located in Marshall County and lies 442 miles [711.3 km]<1> to the southwest of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Gregory.
      • Pickens County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Pickens County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pickens County community of Gregory.
    • Arkansas
      • Woodruff County
      • This Gregory is located in Woodruff County and lies 645 miles [1,038 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Woodruff County community of Gregory.
    • California
      • Shasta County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Shasta County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shasta County community of Gregory.
    • Georgia
      • Murray County
      • This Gregory is located in Murray County and lies 351 miles [564.9 km]<1> to the southwest of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Murray County community of Gregory.
    • Kansas
      • Cherokee County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Cherokee County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of Gregory.
      • Jewell County
      • This community is historic and although located in Jewell County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jewell County community of Gregory.
    • Kentucky
      • Wayne County
      • This Gregory is located in Wayne County and lies 263 miles [423.3 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wayne County community of Gregory.
    • Michigan
      • Livingston County
      • This Gregory is located in Livingston County and lies 317 miles [510.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Livingston County community of Gregory.
    • Minnesota
      • Morrison County
      • This Gregory is located in Morrison County and lies 861 miles [1,385.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Morrison County community of Gregory.
    • Mississippi
      • Attala County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Gregory [Attala County].
    • Missouri
      • Clark County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Gregory [Clark County].
    • Nevada
      • Churchill County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Gregory [Churchill County].
    • North Carolina
      • Currituck County
      • This Gregory is located in Currituck County and lies 290 miles [466.7 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Currituck County community of Gregory.
    • Ohio
      • Delaware County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Gregory [Delaware County].
    • Oklahoma
      • Rogers County
      • This Gregory is located in Rogers County and lies 842 miles [1,355.1 km]<1> to the west of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rogers County community of Gregory.
    • Ontario
      • This Gregory lies 443 miles [712.9 km]<1> to the north of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
    • Oregon
      • Jackson County
      • This Gregory is located in Jackson County and lies 2,203 miles [3,545.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Gregory.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Luzerne County
      • This Gregory is located in Luzerne County and lies 298 miles [479.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Luzerne County community of Gregory.
    • South Carolina
      • Union County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Gregory [Union County].
    • South Dakota
      • Gregory County
      • This Gregory is located in Gregory County and lies 1,029 miles [1,656 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gregory County community of Gregory.
      • Lawrence County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Dakota community of Gregory [Lawrence County].
    • Texas
      • San Patricio County
      • This Gregory is located in San Patricio County and lies 1,218 miles [1,960.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Gregory that is located in Braxton County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Patricio County community of Gregory.
    • Wisconsin
      • Polk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Wisconsin community of Gregory [Polk County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gregory ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Bulltown [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bulltown
    • Bulltown [Braxton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Gregory
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bulltown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bulltown
  • Dutch [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutch
    • Dutch [Braxton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Gregory
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dutch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dutch
  • Falls Mill [Braxton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falls Mill
    • Falls Mill [Braxton County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Gregory
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls Mill
  • Fishers Crossing [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fishers Crossing
    • Fishers Crossing [Webster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Gregory
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishers Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fishers Crossing
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwoods
      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Gregory
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<5>
    • Heaters [Braxton County]
    • Holly [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly
      • Holly [Braxton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Gregory
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly
    • Ireland [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ireland
      • Ireland [Lewis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Gregory
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ireland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ireland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ireland<5>
    • Joppa [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joppa
      • Joppa [Braxton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Gregory
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joppa have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joppa
    • Little Wildcat [Lewis County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Wildcat
      • Little Wildcat [Lewis County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Gregory
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Wildcat have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Wildcat [Braxton County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildcat
      • Wildcat [Braxton County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Gregory
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildcat have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.

How Far From Gregory to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Gregory to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Gregory and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Sutton, which is the Seat of Braxton County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Gregory to Sutton, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
    • Charleston, which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 65 miles [104.6 km] to the west southwest (WSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 188 miles [302.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 8 days and walking would take 11 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,050 miles [9,736.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,763 miles [10,884 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,639 miles [7,465.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Braxton County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gregory. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gregory) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gregory. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7437, Longitude: -80.5276       In this case, the coordinates for Gregory have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Gregory, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Gregory could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Gregory to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.982 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.796 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.257 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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